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Marketing genius of organic foods unwrapped

If marketing is the art of persuading consumers to buy things, then the initial promoters of “organic” foods – all amateurs with little or no ... Read Story

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Bloomberg

Too early to tell if Eskom support package enough

The National Treasury’s Sunday press release confirmed a multifaceted approach as expected, but did not contain enough information for us to assess the ex... Read Story

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Young minds tackle old problems

On average, “HIV/Aids patients living in rural areas of South Africa need to travel 96km to get to the nearest medical facility. Design a product or syste... Read Story

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SA Reserve Bank jumps in to deter capital flight
August 14 2014 at 05:14

African Bank Investments Limited is no stranger to dire straits - after peaking at R40.49 on April fool’s day in 2012, its share price tumbled erratically to reach R6.88 on August 4.

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Change politics; solve Eskom’s problems
August 14 2014 at 05:09

Common to most answers is that state ownership – nationalisation – is the problem and that privatisation is the solution.

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None spared as Sisulu cracks whip over housing
August 14 2014 at 05:01

HUMAN Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, who returned to her original portfolio following the cabinet reshuffle after the general election, appears to be on a mission to resolve the country’s mammoth housing backlo... Read Story
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US-Africa Summit shifts relationship from aid to commercial partnership
August 13 2014 at 05:01

A number of South African and international commentators have wondered whether there was any real substance to the US-Africa Summit in the first week of the month, or whether all the pomp and ceremony concealed nothing mor... Read Story
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Mining bill won't help black communities
August 12 2014 at 05:06

Twenty years after the dawn of democracy, black Africans are still not afforded their rightful place in the making of laws and their administration.

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Australia’s jobless rate is a warning for the Fed
August 13 2014 at 05:30

A jobless rate in Australia that surpasses the US level may not seem like a problem for Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen and European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi.

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Leadership Insight: Bonang Mohale’s enthusiasm is infectious
August 13 2014 at 04:57

Last week we featured Bonang Mohale, chairman and vice-president of Shell SA Energy and president of the Black Management Forum (BMF), on Cliffcentral.

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Focus on strengths leads Spar towards Europe
August 12 2014 at 05:13

LIKE Woolworths, Spar is concentrating at what it is good at and that is distribution and wholesale, according to Chris Gilmour, an equity analyst at Absa Investment.

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SA’s bank bail-in better than that of Portugal
August 12 2014 at 05:03

Another week, another bank bail-in. On August 3, Portugal pumped e4.4 billion (R63bn) into Banco Espirito Santo (BES), gave creditor debt a haircut, and split BES into good and bad banks.

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Simple lesson for battling bank: it could run, but not hide
August 11 2014 at 04:54

The implosion of African Bank Investments Limited (Abil) has been a disaster long waiting to happen.

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